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  1. crobinson.crane

    Advice between Quad 5700 or Lopi Liberty / Endeavor Hybrid

    Hello! After growing up using a wood stove at home, I really don't know too much and need some help here. I'm an owner builder of a new home construction (subbing out HVAC) and am trying to decide what stove to place in my basement. The house is about 2,300 SF each level, heated primarily with...
  2. pb0812

    Quadrafire Mt Vernon E2 failing with 6 flashing red lights

    Hi, I'm struggling to chase down an issue with a Quadrafire Mt. Vernon E2 continuously failing with 6 flashing red lights. The manual states that this is either related to the exhaust blower and exhaust encoder (on end of blower); or potentially the dial control or control board. Well, I've...
  3. S

    QuadraFire Santa Fe HELP

    HELP: my quadra fire santa fe insert (2015 model) has me confused. recently, when turned on either by me or the thermostat, it begins and goes thru the start up squence fine. feeds and ignites pellets, and continues to feed to keep fire burning. blower kicks on to push air into the room and...
  4. R

    Quadrafire MtVernon Original vs Castile Firepot Differences

    I recently purchased a used MT Vernon original. I feel like I got a reasonably good deal on it. The stove only likes to ignite on High or Quad. The igniter is less than a year old and the exhaust blower has good pressure and doesn't appear too dirty. I was looking at the fire pot and it...
  5. Maxxnas

    QuadraFire Mt Vernon E2 Control Board Question

    This past season, I've notice that my flames are entirely too high on my Mt Vernon E2. I went to clean my stove for the new season and noticed the baffle plate had cracks in it. I ordered a new one. I tried to adjust the pellet/air mixture and noticed that the adjustment has no stops...
  6. M

    New Quadra Fire Santa Fe and large gaps around fire brick

    I have a 14 year old Santa Fe that does not have these glaring gaps that this newly installed stove does. Has anyone seen this before? It looks like it would just suck hot air directly through the gaps on the right side and out the exhaust. I don't know if these pictures do it justice but...
  7. P

    Install and Review of Warm Majic II / Northstar ZC Fireplace

    Last fall I built an addition on our home and decided on the Warm Majic II fireplace, which is the same as the Northstar and the quadfire pioneer II. Some great info on this site helped me determine sizing the fireplace chase and some of the other smaller less talked about details. Overall...
  8. G

    Mt Vernon not igniting

    I have read a number of threads posted here over the years, but I can't seem to find one that matches my issue. The stove igniter stopped working and, since I always carry a few spares, I replaced it. It still didn't work, so I did continuity and resistance tests and all passed. I checked...
  9. R

    Classic Bay 1200 Freestanding - Smoke in Room

    All, I've sent a message to Quadrafire on their Facebook site, but haven't received a reply yet. I could go into a long-winded question, but I guess I'll boil it down to this. I've had two cases where I was outside, and my smoke alarms went off in the house. I quickly found out that the room...
  10. R

    Quadrafire Mt. VERNON AE stuck start-up

    Our 2007 Mt. Vernon AE insert is stuck in start-up mode. It is not feeding pellets. We had a sound coming from the exhaust blower, so we cleaned it (it wasn't bad) and it would then sporadically feed pellets, blower was continuously spinning. Then it quit feeding all together., blower runs...
  11. WarrenZ.

    New Quad Trekker - Standard Wired Thermostat After S/N HF3156001

    According to the latest user's manual dated 04/21 the QuadraFire Trekker now utilizes a standard thermostat and control setup. They are also no longer are producing the wireless BT user interface. Quad Trekker Manual Dated 04/2021 Trekkers with serials numbers after HF3156001 will come with...
  12. vinnymac

    Quadrafire Mt Vernon AE failure to ignite

    Hello Hearth I've recently come into possession of a Quadrafire Mt Vernon AE Pellet Stove that was purchased in 2007. The pellet stove has been operating fairly normally for the last three weeks, with an occasional `Vaccum Sw Error`. I've cleaned the entire pellet stove top to bottom, and read...
  13. Quadra-Fire Trekker Pellet Stove Light Off

    Quadra-Fire Trekker Pellet Stove Light Off

    The Quadra-Fire Trekker pellet stove automatically lighting off. Stove lights 3:30 in. Stove is also knows as the Quadra-Fire Mt Vernon E2-C.
  14. Quadrafire Trekker / Mt Vernon E2-C  temperature probe placement

    Quadrafire Trekker / Mt Vernon E2-C temperature probe placement

    Quadrafire Trekker / Mt Vernon E2-C temperature probe placement
  15. chillyfingers

    2010 Quadrafire 1200i - Feed auger rate

    Hi guys, I am hoping you can help me narrow down my issue with my 2010 Quadrafire 1200i. A service technician isn't available until February where I live. I couldn't find the issue through searching, I am running out of options and looking for some new ideas. Problem: Feed auger rate doesn't...
  16. Jonkman

    Genuine OEM or Fasco convection blower for Quadra-Fire Castile?

    Hi All, So my original blower was getting a little noisy, so I ordered a Fasco 812-4900 replacement for $129. It was quiet, for about 3 weeks, now it's getting an annoying noise just starting...fortunately the company has a no hassle return policy. Should I get another Fasco in exchange or...
  17. K

    Quadra fire Mt. Vernon Missed ignition after replacing igniter and thermocouple

    Hello, I’m hoping someone can give us some advice. We have a 2007 Quadrafire Mt. Vernon AE. We are getting a missed ignition error code on our thermostat. We have replaced the igniter twice with new elements, and replaced the thermocouple and cover. The stove calls for pellets when the...
  18. Jonkman

    Any tips on installing the tadpole door gasket on a Quadrafire Castile?

    Hi all. Just looking for some tips on how to install the gasket so the top corners don’t bunch up and get too thick, then the seal isn’t good. When it came from the factory it had perfect corners, and I cant get it right. Also curious what tape to use on the cut ends? They use tape in this...
  19. C

    Quadrafire 1200i does not start on its old after it’s cold

    Hello, I just bought a brand new quadrafire 1200i pellet stove and have had it for only a week. I have a huge house so I set the thermostat to 80 degrees and keep it on highfrom 4-11pm heats the house to about 74. I think have the thermostat set to 68 at night but for some reason the stove...
  20. J

    Classic Bay 1200 help - blower fan

    So I took my Classic Bay 1200 out to the garage and did a deep cleaning this fall. I also replaced the window and door gaskets. The first issue I had when I plugged everything back together was it was not dropping pellets. A close look at the thermocouple and I noticed a wire was broken. I just...
  21. Noochie74

    Pellet blower shuts down

    First time posting great site and suggestions wanted advice on my 4yr old Mount Vernon e2 pellet stove after first winter firings the convention blower stops working after 20 minutes and starts making a loud humming noise and stove over heats and goes in a shutdown any ideas on the blower issue...
  22. G

    Buying a used pellet stove?

    Hi all, My wife and I just purchased a house and it runs off of an electric furnace and we are wanting to install a freestanding pellet stove. We live in rural Colorado at about 8300 ft. and our house is around 1150 sq. ft. I may just be experiencing some sticker shock but a spa and stove...
  23. J

    Quadrafire Contour Outside Air Kit Issues

    Hello all, I am on my second season using a new to me Quadrafire Contour. Last season I did not have the OAK installed and the windows and doors were very drafty. This year I decided to install the OAK so I screwed the adapter on the back/bottom of the stove. I then installed a short section of...
  24. X

    QF Castile Insert - New Control Box: New Problems

    This posting is a follow-up to my posting entitled " QF Castile: Auger Keeps Turning After Call Light is Out." See https://www.hearth.com/talk/threads/qf-castile-auger-keeps-turning-after-call-light-is-off.168015/ I installed the new control box after installing the thermo-couple grounding...
  25. K

    Quadra fire MT Vernon AE Auger Issues

    2010 MT Vernon AE. I was getting a consistent auger jam message so I pulled the auger assembly, cleared chute, etc. The motor was working so I was baffled until after many startup attempts I noticed the auger was turning in reverse the entire time. I checked the pressure switch, good, broke...
  26. X

    QF Castile: No Vacuum - Going Crazy Trying to Figure It Out

    Hi there, my name is Pete. I am a brand new member (although I have been lurking for quite some time). I have been trying to analyze my vacuum problem (namely, I am registering no vacuum at the nipple adjacent to the auger chamber). Background: I purchased my QF Castile insert second hand...
  27. M

    Mount Vernon 4 speed convection blower

    Last year convection blower/room blower on my mount Vernon 4 speed started squeaking. Put some grease on it and it’s been fine and still is as far as noise but now I have another issue. Recently the convection blower will turn on and off multiple times on startup and sometimes it will just turn...
  28. D

    Experience with Quadrafire Fireplaces

    Hi All, I wanted to see if anyone had experience, good or bad, with Quadrafire fireplaces. We are looking at either a Pioneer II or 7100 fireplace for a new construction. (My wife is not sure if she will like the single door on the Pioneer) It will be going in medium sized room and house...
  29. Matt_F

    Broken Toes - Quadrafire Topaz

    I have a Quadrafire Topaz with the fancy cast iron doors. I have installed it exactly like the manual directs, and everything seems to be lined up, EXCEPT the piece doesn't lock in the front. So when some kid runs through the room, the front totters and then crashes to the floor. Does anyone...
  30. DoubleTFarm

    Advice for buying and using a used Quadrafire Isle Royale

    Hi all, I have learned so much already from browsing this site (thank you!) and now I'm hoping for a few more words of wisdom and advice. I am looking at purchasing a used Isle Royale. It looks to be in pretty good shape, but I'm no expert so I'm hoping to line up someone a little more...